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#OTMonth Stories — Dedicated to Enhancing Lives through Occupational Therapy

Brianne Salvati, OT

To continue our celebration of #OTMonth, we are sharing stories from Occupational Therapists and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants about why they chose their fulfilling career and the moments that re-enforce their decision to work every day to enhance the life of every person they serve.   I went in to the profession somewhat blindly. I knew I wanted to be in healthcare, knew I did not want to be a nurse, and medical school just sounded too expensive. I do not have the inspirational story, or the life-related experience that drove me to become an occupational therapist; however, as my … Continue reading

Community comes together to build a new therapy courtyard for Good Samaritan Society Spokane Valley

This is such a great video. House to Home: Community gathered businesses, sponsors, contractors and volunteers from the surrounding community to build a therapy courtyard for the residents of Good Samaritan Society of Spokane Valley. It’s pretty amazing what can be achieved when we all work together to better our communities. For more information on the project, visit www.housetohome.tv.    

WWII Veteran and Stafford Resident Receives Congressional Medal of Honor

“I respect anyone, whoever they are, whatever country they come from. I have a great respect for people.” Those wonderful words are from Congressional Gold Medal recipient Ken Yaguchi. Yaguchi, 89, was honored at The Stafford – a boutique retirement community that Infinity Rehab provides rehabilitation services for – on Tuesday March 13th where Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber declared Feb. 26, 2012 to be Nisei Veterans Day. In a ceremony held at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland, OR, World War II veteran Ken Yaguchi, in addition to other veterans, received a Congressional Gold Medal , the highest award given … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Continues its Commitment to Student Therapists Across the Country

Physical Therapist assisting resident with arm strengthening exercises using a band

Infinity Rehab accepted over 120 students in six states this year for clinical internships! Maxwell Perkins, MS, OTR, Director of Clinical Services, says this speaks volumes about Infinity Rehab’s commitment to our therapists and their education. “Continuing education for our therapists is a cornerstone to how Infinity Rehab operates. Student internships are the beginning of that high level of professional education we provide.” Infinity Rehab has contracts with approximately 75 universities throughout the U.S. These clinical internships include PT, OT, PTA, OTA and SLP. We offer skilled nursing and rehab clinical internships as well as outpatient – all targeted at … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of…

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a co-worker would be like, what tasks fill their day, is it similar to mine? Well, this is exactly that – the life of a busy Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and Director of Rehab (DOR). SueAnne Wakeland has been a SLP and DOR for Infinity Rehab for the past three years in the Utah area. She has worked in a multitude of facilities for Infinity Rehab in Utah and also has provided SLP needs in Idaho facilities as well. Currently, SueAnne spends her busy days between Majestic Care and … Continue reading